This is an event hosted by the Spanish Chapter, within the CIArb's European Branch, in collaboration with ICAM*, CEA** and CIAM***, taking place on 21 October 2021 at 4pm UK Time / 5pm CET. Please check your local time zone. The hybrid event will take place in both English and Spanish language and can be seen online via Zoom and in person at the Madrid Bar Association, c/ Serrano, 9. 28001 Madrid, Spain.
Arbitration nowadays plays an important globalization role to resolve a wide variety of disputes. In 2021 we are working, living newest scenarios accomplished a crucial meaning for a fair determination of legal rights in the rule of law on an international and domestic level.
Persons who act as Arbitrators, Counsels, Lawyers and Institutions undertake serious responsibilities to the public, as well as to the parties. Those responsibilities as liabilities and rights include important ethical obligations. Unethical behaviour needs attendance as ethos "moral character" from the Greek describes a person or behaviour as right in the moral sense - truthful, fair, and honest.
We will develop on this Seminar the value on implement confidence – building process as providers which interact directly and play a decisive role bringing the resolution of the disputes to a successful conclusion. Analyzing the improvement on standards of independence, impartiality, transparency and professionalism as mindful of these demands on a newest world created after unanprecedent international crisis which open a newest window in a magnificent door which means our capacity on performance, improvement ethical standards on not binding rules unless parties decide otherwise in the arbitration agreement or in the arbitral proceedings.
On this occasion, our seat is Madrid as a hub of arbitration collaborating since different Institutions which aim to disseminate excellence, ethics, independence and efficiency as disclosure challenges newest frontiers remaining a fundamental duty to preserve the integrity, diligently and fairness of the arbitral process.
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Cost(s): This event is free of charge, but pre-registration is required.
*ICAM: Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid (Madrid Bar Association)
**CEA: Club Español del Arbitraje (Spanish Arbitration Club)
***CIAM-MIAC: Centro Internacional de Arbitraje de MAdrid - Madrid International Arbitration Center
Partner in Cuatrecasas Law Firm and Director of its Litigation and Arbitration Area. He has more than 30 years of experience in the management of judicial and arbitration proceedings. He has represented Spanish and foreign companies in disputes related to the execution of projects in very diverse jurisdictions in Europe, America and Islamic countries.
He has participated in ad hoc arbitrations, UNCITRAL arbitrations and arbitrations administered by the leading international arbitration courts (ICC, ICSID and the Permanent Court of Arbitration) and Spanish. He is a member of the International Bar Association, the ICC Institute, and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. In addition, he is vice president of the Spanish Arbitration Club and a member of the board of directors of the Spanish section of the International Law Association. He is a professor at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas-ICADE in Madrid. As a lawyer, his name is repeatedly recommended by major international directories.
Lawyer and Arbitrator (MCIArb), currently a member of the Committee Board of the European Branch of CIArb and, lately, Chair of The Spanish Chapter by direct appointment of the CIArb Board of Trustees. Master's entitled in Economics, Business Administration and Law.
His activity has been developed over more than three decades and focused on planning ventures and investments, negotiation processes and dealing approaches in areas as real estate and urban land development, property assets and portfolios, advising on financial and monetary policies; more recently, in blockchain, crypto and virtual assets and art asset investment and advisory. He has also had a presence in ad-hoc multicultural teams in achievements related to the above topics.
Lawyer and Arbitrator (FCIArb) in the area of international dispute resolution. Accredited CEDR mediator and a member of CPR's European Advisory Board and its Global Panel of Neutrals. Based in Madrid, is a member of the Board of CEA, having a presence in New York, Paris, England and Wales as well; either as a practising or non-practising lawyer.
He sits as arbitrator and mediator in international commercial, construction and sports disputes, and act as counsel and advisor in cross-border arbitration, transactions and litigation matters. He acts regularly as arbitrator in matters administered by the International Chamber of Commerce, the FIBA Basketball Arbitral Tribunal and by various Spanish arbitral institutions.
Former Chair in the European Branch of CIArb (2018-2021), and currently its Vice-Chair, Jalal is a partner with Bird & Bird, head of its arbitration practice in France and member of the DR group in the UAE, where he offers his clients longstanding and cross-border expertise in managing international complex disputes and arbitrations. His practice covers international business law, notably in Europe, Africa and the MENA region. Having acted as a counsel, arbitrator and expert in more than 100 cases, he has in-depth experience in international disputes and foreign investments and works in, among others, commodities trade, telecoms, ports, airports, construction, life sciences, sports sectors.
Jalal is a former UNCITRAL representative and member of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC. He is also the co-chair of the IBA Arab Regional Forum.
He is qualified to practice in Beirut, Paris and New York, and is equally fluent in Arabic, English and French.
Currently, the Dean of the Madrid Bar Association (ICAM) and specialist in civil and commercial litigation, construction and engineering; corporate and financial disputes, and insolvencies issues. As a lawyer of the part has taken his role in more than 2000 proceedings in different jurisdictions mainly in Europe and has acted as an advisor either in domestic or International arbitration proceedings.
As an arbitrator, he has acted in more than 200 proceedings (either as sole arbitrator, or as the arbitrator appointed by one of the parties, or as president of the Arbitral Tribunal) both domestic ("ad hoc", Madrid Arbitration Court, Spanish Court of Arbitration and Civil and Commercial Court of Arbitration-CIMA) as international (ICC Court of Arbitration, LCIA, AAA / ICDR, CIADI and TAS / CAS); organisms of whose respective lists of arbitrators, among others, is part.
Current President of the Civil and Commercial Court of Arbitration (CIMA), Chair of the Madrid International Arbitration Association and Member of the Plenary of the Madrid International Arbitration Center. He is also an Arbitrator in several cases.
Juan Serrada has been State Lawyer running its competencies in several positions either in and out the Gobermental structure in Spain, having taken part as Director, or Honorable Secretary, or President or main executive role in multiple governmental companies, as well acting similarly in significant private and public companies in quite different fields: aviation and air transport and infrastructures, energy and oil companies, transport industry, insurance, financial institutions; in general with a long ad high experience in companies and corporations development during last decades.
Madrid Lawyer and CCBE. Arbitrator MCIArb and Mediator based in Rome. Partner Studio Legale Law Firm. External Expert DG Justice – Commission EU. co-President ADR’s Section at Madrid Bar Association. ICAM representative Member at EUIPO ADR Service.
She has over 30 years of professional practice in commercial and investment dispute resolution, IP Rights, domain names, life sciences and white-collar criminal matters joined to international humanitarian law concernings Arbitrator at WIPO, AIAC, VIAC, LCIA, Camera Arbitrale Milano, CAE Perú among others, the TAB and ad hoc appointments on Uncitral Rules, CAS. Professor on Arbitration, ADR, Law & Economics, International Law.
Lawyer in Madrid Bar Association, Arbitrator practitioner egressed from the Swiss Arbitration Academy since 2012, and MCIArb since 2014. He is nowadays a member of the Board of Directors in the CEA (Club Español del Arbitraje) a solid competitor from the CIArb in Spain.
With extensive experience either national and abroad, he is focused on construction and engineering in several fields: energy, infrastructures and the naval sector, and more recently in media and entertainment. He is also fond of collaborating with local and abroad educational projects having taken different roles in this regard with remarkable universities.